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Duterte’s call to enrich democracy

Duterte’s call to enrich democracy

President Rodrigo Duterte joined the nation in commemorating the 32nd anniversary of the Edsa revolt that toppled president Ferdinand Marcos and urged Filipinos to “further enrich our democracy.”

Russians march for murdered hero Nemtsov

Russians march for murdered hero Nemtsov

Several thousand Muscovites marched yesterday in frigid temperatures in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down three years ago, a rare sanctioned opposition gathering ahead of next month’s presidential vote.

Schoolboy maps life from disabled to designer

Schoolboy maps life from disabled to designer

The toy cars, double-deckers, stuffed toys and pillows on his bed are meticulously ordered into neat rows, but Matej Hosek still inspects his room with a frown, looking for shortcomings.

Merkel picks top critic for cabinet post

Merkel picks top critic for cabinet post

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will promote her most prominent critic from within her conservative party, Jens Spahn, to her coalition cabinet, a party source said yesterday, in a sign she is heeding calls for renewal.

Govt seeking additional funds for ongoing projects

Govt seeking additional funds for ongoing projects

Keeping in view the electioneering year, the government of Pakistan has sought approval for an additional Rs15bn from the National Economic Council (NEC) for completing ongoing over two dozen development projects including Gomal Zam Dam, ....

Mountaineer tries first winter solo climb on K2

Mountaineer tries first winter solo climb on K2

A Russian-Polish mountaineer has launched the first solo attempt to summit Pakistan’s K2 – the world’s second-highest park – during winter, in what fellow climbers described as a reckless decision.

India mourns death of first female superstar

India mourns death of first female superstar

Veteran actress Sridevi, 54, arguably Bollywood’s first female superstar, died in Dubai after a cardiac arrest, engulfing the entire country in a pall of gloom.

World needs spiritual orientation, says Modi

World needs spiritual orientation, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday stressed on India’s unity in diversity, and said as the world progresses technologically, it will still need spiritual orientation.

Millions hit as Aircel shuts its services

Millions hit as Aircel shuts its services

Aircel, India’s sixth largest telecom operator which has extensive subscribers in Tamil Nadu and northeastern states, shut down its services abruptly on February 21, causing hardship to nearly 15mn customers in Tamil Nadu alone.

Prepare for big chill this week: Met Office

Prepare for big chill this week: Met Office

Parts of the UK are set to feel colder than areas in the Arctic circle this week as freezing Siberian air engulfs the British Isles, bringing blizzards, snow drifts and the potential for travel disruption.

Labour ‘backs customs union with EU after Brexit’

Labour ‘backs customs union with EU after Brexit’

The Labour party will back a new customs union with the EU, its Brexit policy chief said – a move that would make commerce with the bloc easier but limit the country’s ability to strike other trade deals.

N Korea condemns sanctions, but seen open to US dialogue

N Korea condemns sanctions, but seen open to US dialogue

Senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea yesterday said North Korea was open to talks with the United States, hours after it accused Washington of trying to stir up conflict on the peninsula with new sanctions.

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